You may have gotten the impression from my previous post that I went to the United States in order to do a project on randomness and quantum mechanics, or something of that sort. This, of course, cannot be further from the truth. My real goal in life would never be something as silly as mess … More The Oregon Trail
We all love flying: it’s both an exhilarating experience and a fast way of getting from place to place. But jet planes are gas guzzling beasts and produce immense amounts of CO2. Plus, it can take an entire day to fly around the globe; way too long for impatient businessmen. Here I would like to … More Grav Train
Global Warming. Its very name gives shape to fear. What should we do about it? Life has been around for several billion years, but Earth’s climate was never quite stable in the long term. To start with, our planet started as a giant heap of dust and iron, a state which humans would barely call … More Should we be worried about climate change?
Large, heavy cars will forever roam our roads, adding to overall pollution and drinking up our gas. There are all sorts of factors that people consider when buying a car. One of them is “I need a machine which will get me from point A to point B the fastest way possible”. While this may … More Car Game Theory
The urban cyclist, who uses a bicycle as his chosen way of transportation, is in constant struggle. With the sole wish of getting from one point to another within the city, he gets on his pair, but is immediately faced with a perplexing dilemma. Should he take the fast-but-overpopulated and exhaust-plume-filled road, or should he … More An Urban Cyclist’s Lament
Despite the fact that most of us do so, under certain conditions there is no real need to flush the toilet after we pee. In fact, you can keep on peeing into the bowl, and it won’t considerably affect its hygiene. In this article we will see why, in terms of sanitary condition, it is … More There’s No Need To Flush
Scientists believe that they have found the true cause for global warming – that is the claim of professor Rachel Slimstein, from the California Institute of Technology. Recently, she has published a paper in both the prestigious journal “Nature”, and the high held “Science”, describing her findings. “For many decades now, thousands of scientists have … More Scientists Have Found the Reason for Global Warming